Foodborne Illness Outbreak Database

This database provides summaries of significant food and water related outbreaks occurring since 1984 caused by E. coli, Salmonella, Hepatitis A, Campylobacter and other pathogens. Read more »

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September 17 2017 Clostridium perfringens, Ramsey County, Minnesota jail

  • Organism:
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Vehicle:
  • Rice, tamale pie

In September 2017 St. Paul-Ramsey County Public Health and the Minnesota Department of Health investigated an outbreak of Clostridium perfringens among inmates at the local jail. State health officials tested sample trays of food served for lunch and…Read More »

March 13 2013 Outbreak of Clostridium perfringens Associated With A Potluck, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Vehicle:
  • Chicken chili

In March 2013 a physician notified the Minnesota Department of Health that he had a patient hospitalized with vomiting, bloody diarrhea, and renal failure. Family members reported that 6 additional family members were ill after consuming a potluck me…Read More »

February 13 2013 Outbreak of Norovirus Assocated with a Work Event, Ramsey County, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • ill food handler

In February 2013 Minnesota public health officials investigated an outbreak of gastroenteritis among 6 of 20 employees of a retail store who had attended a lunch event catered by a deli in St. Paul, Minnesota. The event was held on February 13. The M…Read More »

January 12 2012 Norovirus at a Restaurant in Arden Hills, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

In January 2012 Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and Ramsey County Environmental Health (RCEH) investigated an outbreak of norovirus among dining patrons of a restaurant located in Arden Hills, Minnesota. Three of five individuals from two differ…Read More »

December 04 2004 Outbreak of Norovirus at a Roseville, Minnesota Restaurant

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

Two independent complaints, involving six people, of gastrointestinal illness were received by the Minnesota Department of Health. The complaints were associated with a restaurant in Roseville. The four people who were interviewed met the case def…Read More »

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